Happy Valentine’s Day friends!

My mother in law gave me an Amazon gift card for my birthday last month, and I’ve been browsing for a bit thinking about what I’m going to buy with it. I’ve been thinking about sprucing up our living room for a while now, so I thought some neutral farmhouse pillow covers were a good place to start!

Switching out your throw pillows is a great way to decorate for different seasons and holidays,

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Because Valentine’s Day is next week, and I’m teaching Romeo and Juliet to my freshman classes, I combined the two to make these free chalkboard Shakespeare quote printables!

Download a set of four chalkboard Shakespeare quote printables!Download a set of four chalkboard Shakespeare quote printables!

There are four different love quotes to choose from, all on a chalkboard background. A perfect addition to your farmhouse decor!

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These would be a great last minute addition to your Valentine’s day decor,

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Make this easy DIY Valentine's Day felt wreath!Make this easy DIY Valentine's Day felt wreath!Make this easy DIY Valentine's Day felt wreath!

Valentine’s Day is coming in just a week and a half, so I put together this cute little rag wreath to hang above my hutch. It’s so easy (and cheap!) you could put it together during nap time!

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Materials:

Easy DIY Valentine's Day felt rag wreath from Sweet Maple Lane.Easy DIY Valentine's Day felt rag wreath from Sweet Maple Lane.

Wreath form (I used this straw one,

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The ultimate list of rustic neutral farmhouse kitchen decor!The ultimate list of rustic neutral farmhouse kitchen decor!

Hi friends!

How was your long weekend? I always try to get stuff done and relax a little on the weekends, which is a lot easier when we have an extra day!

I had a super fun birthday surprise: my farmhouse bins and baskets post went crazy on Pinterest! I’ve gotten a lot of new folks here at my blog over the weekend,

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Winter hutch decor and free winter decor ideas!Winter hutch decor and free winter decor ideas!

Hi friends! Today I’m sharing my newly decorated rustic winter hutch AND a free winter decor idea!

If you follow me on Instagram (you don’t? you should!) you saw my sparse and sad hutch last week after all the Christmas decorations came down.  I got sick of looking at it, so I shopped around my house and redecorated with a natural winter theme.

I also came up with a genius idea for FREE winter decor!  

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How to make a mini first aid kit.How to make a mini first aid kit.

Hi friends!

Today I’m sharing a super simple and cheap DIY mini first aid kit.  You can throw it in your purse, diaper bag, or day bag if your travelling, and know you’ll be prepared in case you feel sick.

I always carry this in my purse whether I’m traveling overseas or just going to the store.  This kit is really more for adults than small kids,

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The ultimate list of rustic farmhouse baskets and bins, perfect for organizing every room in your house and adding a touch of farmhouse style to your decor.The ultimate list of rustic farmhouse baskets and bins, perfect for organizing every room in your house and adding a touch of farmhouse style to your decor.

I’m so excited to share these amazing rustic farmhouse baskets and bins with you!  They are perfect for organizing any room in your house AND will add a touch of farmhouse style to your decor.  And these roundups are so super fun to make, too!

There is just something about the new year that makes me want to ORGANIZE ALL THE THINGS. The new year gives me such a mental boost!  

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Follow this one simple tip to make everything easier and organize your life!Follow this one simple tip to make everything easier and organize your life!

Hi friends! I’m kicking off the new year with my best tip to make everything easier and organize your life.

But first, a little story.

Back in September, on a regular school morning, I was rushing around to get myself and the kids ready to get out the door and on our way.  I went upstairs to get my son a pair of underwear, and slipped in my socks on the hardwood stairs on the way down,

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Tired of breaking your new year's resolution? Try a new year's word instead! Come by Sweet Maple Lane to see Gina's 2017 word of the year!Tired of breaking your new year's resolution? Try a new year's word instead! Come by Sweet Maple Lane to see Gina's 2017 word of the year!

Hi friends!  I can’t believe this is the last day of 2016!  My 2016 was filled with so much love, joy, family, and friends and I am oh so grateful for all of it.

With the new year come new year’s resolutions.  I’ve never been one for new year’s resolutions.  I’ve never even really had a new year’s resolution, really.  More power to those of you who make resolutions,

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Hi friends!

I hope you had a lovely Christmas, and if you have time off this week like me (#teacherperks), you’re probably cleaning up, organizing all your new stuff, and packing up all your Christmas decorations.

The period after Christmas has always been the hardest for me to decorate.  The house seems a little sad without all the cheerful red and green, and I’m severely lacking any winter decor to take it’s place.  

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